WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY | Michael Larnell
CAST | Chanté Adams, Nia Long, Mahershala Ali, Elvis Nolasco, Kevin Phillips, Shenell Edmonds, Adam Horovitz
PRODUCERS | Nina Yang Bongiovi, Mimi Valdes, Forest Whitaker and Pharrell Williams
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS | Michael Y. Chow, Michael Shen and Roxanne Shanté
SYNOPSIS | In the early 1980s, the most feared battle MC in Queens, New York, was a fierce teenage girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At the age of 14, Lolita “Roxanne Shanté” Gooden was well on her way to becoming a hip-hop legend as she hustled to provide for her family while defending herself from the dangers of the streets of the Queensbridge Projects in NYC.